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The Bus Will Get A Bust: Former Steelers RB Jerome Bettis Finally Elected Into Pro Football Hall Of Fame

The Bus will finally get a bust in Canton.

It took five times, but former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis has now been elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, according to Alby Oxenreiter of WPXI.

Bettis, who was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the first-round of the 1993 NFL Draft out of Notre Dame, rushed for 13,662 yards and 91 touchdowns during 13 years in the league. Bettis ended his career after winning a championship with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL and currently remains the sixth-leading rusher in NFL history nearly a decade since his retirement.

Bettis registered 61 100-yard regular-season rushing games during his career with 50 of them coming as a member of the Steelers, who acquired him from the Rams via trade in 1996. He also made six Pro Bowls during his career and was voted First-team All-Pro twice (1993, 1996).

Bettis was named the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1993 and the AP Comeback Player of the Year in 1996. He also named the Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2001.

Bettis is now the 23rd member of the Steelers originization to be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He will be officially enshrined as a member of the Class of 2015 on Aug. 8.

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